US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Barbara Leaf will travel to Israel this week, according to a Saturday announcement from the US State Department.
The US official will visit Israel and the West Bank until June 24, which will be followed by a trip to Jordan from June 24-25.
While in Israel, Leaf is set to meet with senior Israeli officials in Jerusalem and will discuss topics such as expanding Israel’s integration into the Middle East and constraining Iran’s destabilizing behavior.
She will also meet with Palestinian officials in Ramallah to discuss US-Palestinian relations and US efforts to support the Palestinian people.
Will also meet with representatives of both Israeli and Palestinian civil society.